I did say in my previous post that I would blog about the Zero2illo projct every 2 weeks and that I would combine the tasks...well this isn't going to happen haha. Part of the task of week 4 was to blog about the two portfolio pieces we had to do this week. I will focus on characters that easily can be transformed into character for books, future greeting card lines, t-shirt designs, mug designs etc. So for this week I sketched two pieces which you can see below.
The Princesses Tea Party! This is a two spread piece and have to say I'm kinda happy with it. Please don't mind the sloppy cut&paste (you can see 'line' in the middle), but photoshop kept crashing on me (I need a Mac!!). This piece took a bit longer than expected to draw it on paper. The thing was, that I didn't know if I should add a landscape behind the girls. I tried it several times and it just got too crowded. So I'm going for a clean, colorful image, that would look lovely framed and in a children room ^_^. As soon as I have this one finished, I'll show you guys. Please enlarge both pieces to see it in more detail.
Character sheet Dudes with pets: With this piece I'm kinda cheating...I already sketched out characters for friends a while back. One is Pirate Kaja with his pet Pirate Penguin. Also Pirate Penguin nemesis Ninja Penguin. The other one is Mr.Unicorn with his pet...unicorn hehe. I do also have a Ninja character to go with the Ninja penguin. I'm going to make a sheet per character (I think I mentioned this before...). I just made a few sketches to capture them on paper and I gave them a quick wash of colors, to see which I liked best.
Feel free to give feedback/tips on the pieces. For my fellow 12WC members: I will try to keep up with all the comments & critiques for the upcoming weeks! I'm also very glad that we get an extra week after three weeks of creating portfolio pieces, because I'm really going to need that to finish up the 6 pieces and coloring them haha.
Now on to the Awards. I'm very honored to say that I received two awards!!
The first one is the Deborah Award. I got this lovely award from Susan. I haven't known Susan for that long. I met her since I started the 12WC project, but I can already tell that she is a wonderful, caring and sweet lady! I'm happy to have met her and it's like the award says: "friendship isn't about who you haven known the longest, but who came and never left your side". Thanks so much Susan *hugs*!
The second award is the Sunshine Award! I got this from ms. Nicollie aka the Stamp Lady (yes the lady for who I created a few stamp designs). Thanks a lot Nicole!!
I will place them on my Awards page! Sorry I won't be passing them out to other blogger friends (again). I'm cramming so much things to do in the little time I have and it would be pretty difficult to choose among the lovely blogs I follow *sigh*. Next 2 pieces I will show you guys are...Honeymoon in Africa and a Character sheet with girls and pets.
Stay tuned & have a lovely weekend everyone!